Oct 7 Webinar: Building A Resilient Future
Infrastructure that Protects the Health of All Communities from Climate-Fueled Extreme Weather
Thursday, October 7, 2021 | 2:00 – 3:15 PM ET
Please join us for virtual event, which will cover the health impacts of extreme weather worsened by climate change, the disproportionate harm to low-income communities and communities of color, and the need for equitable, climate-resilient infrastructure, including challenges and success stories from local experts. Miami- Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava will kick off the event with opening remarks, followed by a panel discussion featuring speakers who will discuss how leaders are implementing infrastructure solutions to combat extreme weather and inequity in their communities. There will be an opportunity for audience Q&A.
Co-hosted by the Center for Environmental Policy, American Lung Association and Center for Environmental Filmmaking.
Moderator: Zack Colman, Reporter, Politico
Opening Remarks by Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, Miami-Dade County, State of Florida
Natasha DeJarnett, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Louisville
Marc Coudert, Environmental Program Manager, Office of Sustainability, City of Austin
Gabriela Goldfarb, Environmental Public Health Section manager, Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division